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Spain marks World Interfaith Harmony Week

23 Feb 2013 - 14:09

Spanish city of Tirasa hosts religious leaders from across the world in a bid to stress the themes of peace, friendship and coexistence among different religions.

Religious leaders from different countries get together to discuss the importance of mutual friendship and stress the culture of peace and friendship in Tirasa, Spain, Taqrib News Agency (TNA).

Joseph Splegos, former president of the Religions Committee in Tirasa said that the conference was held in the world Interfaith Harmony Week, recognized by the UN to be marked on 1-7 February.

He added,” In a bid to stress the high objectives of this conference, groups of Muslim, Christian and Jewish minorities are invited to this conference.

Mohammad Satati, representative of Muslim community in this conference noted mosques as divine houses that are open to the public and a heritage for all Spanish people.

World Interfaith Harmony Week was proclaimed by the General Assembly in a resolution adopted on 20 October 2010.


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